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Pooja Saxena, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education


Dr. Saxena earned her Ph.D. in Education Policy Studies with a minor in Learning and Developmental Sciences from Indiana University Bloomington and her MS in Mathematics from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India.

Her teaching interests are in the areas of Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, Math Education, Education Policy Studies, and Learning and Developmental Sciences.

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Dr. Saxena’s research integrates sociocultural aspects of education policy and learning theories, focusing on power, neoliberalism, equity, and social justice. It aims to enhance understanding of sociocultural structures in and out of schools that affect institutional policy and shape women’s achievement and aspirations in STEM fields.

Her work, informed by critical theories, decolonizing feminist science theories, sociocultural policy analysis, and innovative methodologies grounded in an ethic of care, is accessible on Google Scholar.